Musee Honme (Palais Royal), Porto-Novo

#2 of 9 in Historic Sites in Benin
Musee Honme (Palais Royal) houses an immense collection of well-preserved historical artifacts that tell the story of the country's royal families. Walk around the rooms with both permanent and temporary exhibits, and peruse a variety of items, including furniture, musical instruments, photographs of the royals, and objects used in religious and traditional rituals. Walk through authentically furnished rooms, such as the queen's, the bathrooms, and the ballroom where grand parties were held. Our Porto-Novo online trip builder makes visiting Musee Honme (Palais Royal) and other Porto-Novo attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Interesting content in term of history. Not much to see. Unfortunately, the guide was selfish, unable to interact and really ruined the visit.  more »
  • Do not expect much of this building. The guide, though, who does speak fluent English, will show you around, and his stories are quite amazing, You get to see some old photos of the 112 queens who bel...  more »
  • The museum itself is interesting however be prepared to face very money-minded guide who would keep asking for tips during your trip and ruins your visit. Also, make sure you ask for a receipt when buying a ticket, or be prepared to get overcharged.
  • Beautiful and authentic museum
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